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Community Transit and DSHS employees deliver holiday cheer to homeless teens in Everett and Mill Creek

Backpacks were delivered to counselors at four high schools for distribution to homeless students. Photo courtesy of Community Transit.

Eighty-four high school students without a legal guardian or a stable place to stay over the winter break received a small dose of holiday cheer this week. Hygiene kits, warm clothing, gift cards and other presents were purchased by employees of Community Transit and the Everett Community Service Office of the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) as part of their Giving Tree programs.

Swift Network expansion and 250 more jobs in Community Transit’s six-year plan

A third bus rapid transit line, the Swift Orange Line, is planned to connect with Link Light Rail at the Lynnwood Transit Center in 2023.

Community Transit’s Draft 2017-2022 Transit Development Plan (TDP) calls for hiring about 250 new employees by 2022 to help provide 38 percent more transit service for Snohomish County residents. 

A third bus rapid transit line, the Swift Orange Line, is planned to connect with Link Light Rail at the Lynnwood Transit Center in 2023.

Community Transit Board approves new bus service plan

The Community Transit Board of Directors today approved a plan to increase bus service by six percent this fall, including two routes that will serve the Boeing-Paine Field area from south Snohomish County.

The Community Transit Board of Directors approved a plan to increase bus service by six percent this fall, including two routes that will serve the Boeing-Paine Field area from south Snohomish County.

The plan will also improve transit connections throughout the county, add more weekday trips to Seattle and UW, and improve Sunday bus service with more frequent buses and later hours on some routes.

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